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adieurbs

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Hi First time user, long time computer geek wanna be.

I cannot get Explorer to finish launching on my laptop. I use a shared connection via my desktop(wired), so I thought that was the problem, but it is fine. The window begins to open and a few things go on, but it doesn't stay open or finish loading scripts etc... I don't get any error messages the explorer window just dissappers. Everything else seems to run okay. I can update my anti-virus via the connection as well if that helps.

Please Help!!!
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Which version of Internet Explorer do you have

If you want to keep the version you have

Items in blue which are underlined are clickable to give more information about the process

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and Windows File Protection will show a blue onscreen progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot

Download and install Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up Disc Clean Up

Run Tune Up Registry Clean Up

Click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, which will take a few minutes and need a reboot. You should disable the antivirus programme to run this

Check the anti virus is running after the reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor


If you want to try another version (IE7 Beta 3)

http://www.filehippo...ernet_explorer/
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Thanks Keith,

I run the latest version of explorer. I think?
I'll give what you suggested a try and let you know the end result.

Cheers!
Adam

Edited by adieurbs, 31 July 2006 - 06:51 AM.

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Still no dice!!! What else can I try???
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You can use this guide to repair XP

Possibly, you will need to press the start button and keep tapping the delete key, (possibly F2) until the PC enters set up. Change the boot order to CD ROM Drive then hard drive, press F10 then press enter, load the XP CD then type Y then press enter, as it reboots, look for press any key to load from CD, press enter

You will need your XP product key to complete this

If you have audio / video files which are subject to DRM you should check with the provider for known issues with performing an XP repair install


XP Repair Install

Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system

After running XP Repair you will need to install all Windows Updates

Microsoft Update
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